Jefferson University Hospitals

Avascular Necrosis

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Whether through trauma or non-trauma, when decreased blood flow to your bones has occurred, bone tissue dies and requires specialized treatment to improve functionality and stop any further damage to the bone. Look to Jefferson's multidisciplinary team of orthopedists, physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians), therapists and radiologists to diagnose and treat your avascular necrosis (AVN).

If joint replacement is required, our Joint Replacement Program at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson is one of the nation's most prestigious, reflected in an impressive volume of more than 6,700 joint replacements annually. Our reconstructive orthopedic surgeons have undergone advanced subspecialty training and are skilled in total joint replacement.